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Cooks Bay Villas

4.0 of 5 Villa   |   Vaimaanga Beach | PO Box 3018, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What can I say, this place is amazing! Shine, Tara and the staff are just amazing. Very friendly and accommodating at any time you need them. The villas are very well set out, all the comforts of home in the beautiful paradise setting of the Cook Islands. The beach front is but a few steps from your villa, the lagoon... More

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Papakura, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Well I have just spent 10 days of total bliss at Cooks Bay Villas and i wouldnt change it for the world. Not only did we stay in Luxury in Paradise but we also got married on premises which was truly amazing! Shine, Tara and their team were beyond amazing and i look forward to returning in the future. Thank... More

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Gold Country
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

First and foremost, my thanks go to Shine and Tara for allowing us to rebook at no charge last year after my husband had a serious health problem and we had to cancel at literally the last minute. My family has been traveling to the Cook Islands since the 1990s and we've always stayed at our favorite resort. Our loyalties... More

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Simply magical is one way to describe our weekend experience with Cooks Bay Villas... 100% attention to detail, your home away from home, everything you could possibly need & more to make your holday experience fan-freeking-tastic! The ONLY place on Rarotonga that is 100% Family Friendly....exclusive beachfront, spacious rooms (each your own bathroom), fabulous snorkelling, great pool, childrens swimming vests,... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed for 2 weeks in October 2103 with our 2 grandsons (8 & 6 yrs) and had a fantastic stay. This was our 10th visit to Rarotonga & the boys 4th & 5th visits but our first to CBV – what a wonderful property! Facilities were excellent – a real bonus having a pool and spa with the fantastic... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Six nights at Cooks Bay Villas and already planning when we can return. It was absolute bliss. Thanks to Tara and the girls for looking after us so well and sharing their slice of paradise. The villas are absolute luxury, with everything you could want. Perfect for our family of 5. We cooked in some nights and ventured out others... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was my 9th visit to Rarotonga, and my first staying at Cooks Bay Villas, and I can say without a doubt, that this was by far the best accommodation I have ever stayed in on the island. Tara and Shine were amazing to deal with, everything was superbly organised, and the attention to detail in the villas is amazing.... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have tried several times to send a review but it doesn't seem to go so here goes again fingers crossed this work. My apologies it has taken so long. A big THANK YOU to both Shine and Tara for their outstanding accommodation and facilities. Every detail to the villas and grounds was attended to which made our stay most... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Recently my partner, two friends and I visited Rarotonga. Cooks Bay Villas were recommended to us by a friend, so we decided to stay there. Once we arrived at Cooks Bay Villas at about midnight we were warmly greeted by Shine - one of our hosts. We could not believe how perfect our villa was, everything had been thought of.... More

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This resort is the BEST we have stayed in - and we have stayed in a lot over the past years, big and small in Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Bangkok, Fiji, Vanuatu, Rarotonga among some of the places we visited. This was our 3rd visit to Rarotonga and we are looking forward to going back again with our kids and grandchildren... More

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Also Known As:
Cooks Bay Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Address: Vaimaanga Beach | PO Box 3018, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Specialty lodging in Vaimaanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cooks Bay Villas 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cooks Bay Villas (CBV) nightly tariff ranges between: NZD$395 - NZD$595per night. And is situated on the unspoiled white sandy beach of Vaimaanga, Rarotonga Cook Islands. We offer a wonderful opportunity to indulge yourself in a little luxury, while being able to enjoy the serenity and seclusion of one of the most beautiful locations in the Pacific. Cooks Bay Villas embraces modern polynesian architecture and styling with all villas being absolute beach front, with spectacular views across the lagoon to distance ocean wave breaks. Our Villas include the following:~ Two separate bedrooms with ceiling fans, air-conditioning and separate walk-in en-suites, a King Split Beds in each room that can be set into single beds~ Spacious living area opens onto expansive private balcony with outdoor teak dinning furniture, teak loungers and day-bed~ Fully self contained and well equipped with all modern amenities with Full kitchen facilities including an electric oven, gas top stove, full fridge/freezer, microwave and each villa has its own (Ultra Violet) treatment water system~ Entertainment embraces a 42inch Plasma TV, wireless Home Theatre, Stereo/IPOD Docking Station/Hard drive consisting of movies, documentaries, tv series, cartoons, music etc. Telephone and WIFI-Internet connection~ Each villa have a Private outdoor courtyard, accessible from both bedrooms and en-suites, a jacuzzi/spa pool, outdoor shower, sitting area, clothes line and a small laundry with washing machine and tub~ Another fantastic feature of this property is that Villas 2, 3 & 4, having full wheelchair access and being disability friendly. Relation should be a way of life, so at Cooks Bay Villas we also offer guests a selection of on-site facilities and services to help you relax and recharge. We understand these little extras go a long way in helping you really enjoy your island experience. ... more   less 

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